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Sr. Manager Instructional Design(remote or hybrid)

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Senior  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $87k - $158k  

Sr. Manager Instructional Design

Roundel Learning 

About Us

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers. 

Fueling the continued success of one of the world’s most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves in connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love and our business. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies, media and ad tech companies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and performance-based marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target. 

A role within Roundel is an opportunity to be part of a strategic priority business for Target. Roundel is Target’s entry into the media business, a sell-side business built on the principles of first party (people based) data, brand safe environments and proof that our marketing programs drive business results for our clients. We operate with the ethos of trust and transparency and that media works best when it works in everyone’s best interest. At the very root of that, Roundel is here to drive business growth for our clients, and redefine “value” in the industry by solving core industry challenges vs. copy current industry methods of operation. We are here to drive a key growth initiative for Target and to lead the industry to a better way of operating.

As a Sr. Manager, Instructional Design you will lead our learning experience and technology infrastructure ensuring that we continue to evolve our tools & content to stay ahead of learning trends. As a leader on the team you will help coach our coordinator, creative designers, and agency partners.  You will apply adult learning theory to instructional design, collaborate with your learning design project members, and project manage the design and development process for critical Roundel learning experiences.  A Sr. Manager, Instructional Design will conduct needs assessments to identify and select the appropriate learning solution. You will design the instructional material, curriculum, program, or learning solution that reflects an understanding of the diversity of learners or groups of learners.  Ultimately you will assess whether the learning design solution produces positive results, such as a change in learner skill, knowledge, and/or behavior. 

About You:

  • 8+ years of proven working experience in instructional design and with instructional technology, preferably in a corporate environment
  • Earned a four-year bachelor degree or higher preferably specialized in Instructional Design, Education, or Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Instructional Design learning theories (ADDIE, Kirkpatrick, etc.) and processes & instructional design models
  • Compelling portfolio of past curriculum, course, and lesson examples
  • Strong content development skills and the ability to assess and create content that makes complex topics easy to digest for learners
  • Experience writing project briefs to kick-off work to agency & worked with 3rd party technology partners to integrate learning solutions into broader LMS
  • Efficient in HTML and CSS
  • Learning Management System expert with experience w/ SCORM, xAPI, etc.
  • Extensive experience w/ course development software specifically Elucidat (or Captivate, Storyline) + Visual design skills specifically in Illustrator (or Dreamweaver, Photoshop) and ability to storyboard
  • Experience integrating technology to achieve learning goals: leveraged emerging technologies (such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mobile)

Job Duties:

  • Create & maintain learning systems architecture and configuration
  • Coach coordinator, Creative Designers, & Agency Partners
  • Analyze and apply trends and best practices in learning technologies and instructional design
  • Design engaging learning activities and compelling course content for complex topics
  • Set broad instructional design goals and create a full learning experience that matches the objectives
  • Write effective copy, instructional text, audio and video scripts
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product
  • Develop exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc.)
  • Devise modes of assessment to measure the effectiveness of the course

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target’s needs.  A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that’s not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :$87,900.00 USD – $158,200.00 USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at https://corporate.target.com/careers/benefits.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

About Organization

As part of Target, we believe media can create powerful moments between shoppers and the brands they love. That's why we've re-imagined media to ensure our multichannel solutions are relevant, trusted, and helpful to our guests. And it's why we see our guests not as audiences to sell to, but as the everyday, extraordinary people we know them to be. And in doing so, we help the brands we work with do more than grow sales. We build lasting relationships.